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There are 5 ways to get from Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin by train, bus, night bus, taxi or foot

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Recommended option

Train  •  17 min

  1. Take the train from S Ostkreuz Bhf to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf S3 / ...

€1 - €3

4 alternative options

Bus  •  33 min

  1. Take the bus from Berlin, Wühlischplatz to Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. N40

€2 - €3

Night bus  •  24 min

  1. Take the night bus from S Ostkreuz Bhf to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf Re1

€1 - €3

Taxi  •  9 min

  1. Take a taxi from Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin 5.8 km

€13 - €17

Walk  •  1h 4m

  1. Walk from Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin 5.4 km

Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin by walk and train

The journey time between Bahnhof Ostkreuz and Berlin is around 8 min and covers a distance of around 5 km. The fastest journey normally takes 5 min. Operated by S-Bahn Berlin, Deutsche Bahn Regional, ODEG and others, the Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin service departs from Bahnhof Ostkreuz and arrives in S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf. Typically 2993 services run weekly, although weekend and holiday schedules can vary so check in advance.

Route overview

Average journey time:
8 min
Fastest journey time:
5 min
Journey distance:
5 km
Services per week:
2993
Cheapest price:
€1
Carbon emissions:
0 kg CO2

First and last service

First service departs at:
00:11
Last service departs at:
23:58

The schedules shown below are for the next available departures.

Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin walk and train schedules

Bahnhof Ostkreuz → Berlin
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The cheapest way to get from Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin is to train which costs €1 - €3 and takes 17 min.

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The fastest way to get from Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin is to taxi which takes 9 min and costs €13 - €17.

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Yes, there is a direct bus departing from Berlin, Wühlischplatz and arriving at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr.. Services depart every three hours, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 18 min.

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Yes, there is a direct train departing from S Ostkreuz Bhf and arriving at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf. Services depart every five minutes, and operate every day. The journey takes approximately 9 min.

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The distance between Bahnhof Ostkreuz and Berlin is 4 km.

The best way to get from Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin without a car is to train which takes 17 min and costs €1 - €3.

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The train from S Ostkreuz Bhf to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf takes 9 min including transfers and departs every five minutes.

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Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin bus services, operated by BVG, depart from Berlin, Wühlischplatz station.

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Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, depart from S Ostkreuz Bhf station.

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The best way to get from Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin is to train which takes 17 min and costs €1 - €3. Alternatively, you can bus, which costs €2 - €3 and takes 33 min.

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Map of how to get from Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin.
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  • Distance: 4.3 km
  • Duration: 17 min

What companies run services between Bahnhof Ostkreuz, Germany and Berlin, Germany?

S-Bahn Berlin operates a train from S Ostkreuz Bhf to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf every 5 minutes. Tickets cost €2 - €3 and the journey takes 9 min. Three other operators also service this route. Alternatively, BVG operates a bus from Berlin, Wühlischplatz to Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. every 3 hours. Tickets cost €2 - €3 and the journey takes 18 min.

Train operators
S-Bahn Berlin
Phone
+49 30 29743333
Website
sbahn.berlin
Train from S Ostkreuz Bhf to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf
Ave. Duration
9 min
Frequency
Every 5 minutes
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
S-Bahn Berlin
Deutsche Bahn Regional

Deutsche Bahn’s regional network is made up of IRE (Interregio-Express), RE (Regional-Express), RB (Regionalbahn) and S-Bahn trains. Ticket prices are fixed and there’s no seat reservations – just turn up, buy a ticket and jump on the next train. All regional trains depart regularly and connect to local and long-distance services.

Contact Details
Phone
+49 30 2970
Website
bahn.com
Train from Berlin Ostkreuz to Berlin Alexanderplatz
Ave. Duration
10 min
Frequency
Every 15 minutes
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
reiseauskunft.bahn.de
Bahn DE
Phone
0180 6 99 66 33
Website
bahn.de
Train from S Ostkreuz Bhf to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf
Ave. Duration
8 min
Frequency
Once daily
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
Bahn DE
Bus operators
BVG
Phone
030/256-0
Email
info@bvg.de
Website
bvg.de
Bus from Berlin, Wühlischplatz to Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr.
Ave. Duration
18 min
Frequency
Every 3 hours
Estimated price
€2 - €3
Website
BVG
DB Bus
Website
bahn.com
Night bus from S Ostkreuz Bhf to S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf
Ave. Duration
16 min
Frequency
Twice a week
Estimated price
€1 - €3
Website
DB Bus
Other operators
Taxi from Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin
Ave. Duration
9 min
Estimated price
€13 - €17
Taxi Berlin
Phone
+49 30/202020
Website
taxi-berlin.de
Taxi - Dieter Kreutz
Phone
+49 30 2839 55345
Website
berlin-taxi-kreutz.de
Talixo
Phone
+49 30/346497360
Website
talixo.com

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Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin bus services, operated by BVG, arrive at Berlin, S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf/Memhardstr. station.

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Bahnhof Ostkreuz to Berlin train services, operated by S-Bahn Berlin, arrive at S+U Alexanderplatz Bhf station.

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